|Method To The Madness|
Celebrating the innovative spirit of the Bay Area - we explore the people behind the ideas, what makes them tick, and why so many of them have come out of our beautiful area. Hosted by Ali Nazar. If you would like to contact the show, please feel free to email ali
Keywords: radio; KALX; interview
|20090305 Julie Dorf - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Julie Dorf, Senior Advisor at the Council for Global Equality, discusses a recently-released State Department report on the subject of LGBT human rights around the world. (Recorded and broadcast live on March 5, 2009)
Keywords: lgbt; dorf; soapbox derby; kalx
|20081106 Election Wrap-Up - Soapbox Derby on KALX Berkeley 90.7 FM|
Guests Nicole Drake and Joseph Manoleas, along with hosts Lars Skjerping and Jesse Townley, review the national, state and local election results.
Keywords: election; soapbox derby; kalx; city council
|Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington discusses the city's budget process. - SOAPBOX DERBY on KALX BERKELEY 90.7 FM|
SOAPBOX DERBY on KALX BERKELEY 90.7 FM - May 12, 2005 - Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington (Dist. 7) discusses the City of Berkeley's budget process; the council's priority-setting initiative, the effect of the state budget, how the council makes its decisions, budget-talk minutia and what ordinary citizens can do to get involved. Soapbox Derby broadcasts live every Thursday from 9-9:30 p.m...
Keywords: soapbox; derby; kalx; berkeley; city; worthington; budget
|Radio 2003 - tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE|
Radio 2003: In San Francisco to present 2 screenings, one of these was to have a performance of my "Guitarist Anonymous Withdrawal Aids" as part of it. It'd been arranged for me to promote that show on an arts program on KALX. Instead of doing a straight-forward promotion, which didn't interest me, I asked the 2 hosts to play along with my pretending to run a Guitarists Anonymous Therapy Session (or some such)...
Keywords: radio; tENTATIVELY a cONVENIENCE; KALX; Guitarists Anonymous
|Bay Area Science Festival on Spectrum, October 21, 2011|
Bay Area Science Festival Director Kishore Hari discusses the Bay Area Science Festival, Oct. 29-Nov 6. http://www.bayareascience.org/
Keywords: Bay Area; Science Festival; outreach; spectrum; kalx; interview; berkeley
|CalSol on Spectrum - Spectrum on KALX-FM|
Members of UC Berkeley CalSol team discuss their solar-powered cars that are able to race at freeway speeds.
Keywords: CalSol; solar; car; racing; spectrum; kalx; interview; berkeley
|20050512 Kriss Worthingon - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthingon (D7) is interviewed on Soapbox Derby, May 12, 2005. Topics include the city's current budget process and local politics.
Keywords: kriss worthington; kalx; berkeley; radio; interview; politics; city politics
|20090205 Berkeley City Councilmember Jesse Arreguin on District 4 - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Berkeley City Councilmember Jesse Arreguin discusses issues facing District 4, last November's historic election and his priorities for the City.
Keywords: berkeley; city council; politics; arreguin; soapbox derby; kalx
|20051103 Vicky Liu, California Propositions73-80 - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Vicky Liu, Campaign Coordinator for the Berkeley-Albany-Emeryville United Democratic Campaign, discusses California Propositions 73-80 one week before the 2005 special election. This is a compilation of raw segments from the full program. (Original Broadcast Date: November 3, 2005)
Keywords: soapbox derby; kalx; california propositions; 2005 special election
|20060720 Jason Overman - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Jason Overman discusses Berkeley politics. (Original Broadcast Date: July 20, 2006)
Keywords: soapbox derby; kalx; overman; berkeley; politics; city council
|20060119 Katherine Spillar - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Katherine Spillar, Executive Vice-President of the Feminist Majority Foundation, discusses the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court.
Keywords: alito; supreme court; soapbox derby; kalx; spillar; feminism
|20051117 Stefanie Faucher - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Stefanie Faucher, Program Director at Death Penalty Focus, discusses the case of Stanley "Tookie" Williams in November 2005, one month before his execution.
Keywords: faucher; soapbox derby; kalx; death penalty; tookie williams
|20060202 Joel Beinin - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Dr. Joel Beinin discusses the ongoing Arab/Israeli conflict. (Original Broadcast Date: February 2, 2006)
Keywords: beinin; soapbox derby; kalx; middle east; arab; israeli
|20090312 Greg Mello, Nuclear Weapons Policy - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Greg Mello, Executive Director of the Los Alamos Study Group, discusses the state of nuclear weapons around the world, including changes in policy of the new presidential administration, stockpile stewardship and the environmental impact.
Keywords: mello; soapbox derby; kalx; nuclear; weapons; stockpile; proliferation
|20080124 Joe Elford, Medical Marijuana - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Joe Elford, Americans for Safe Access, discusses legal issues around medical marijuana. (Recorded and broadcast live on January 24, 2008)
Keywords: joe elford; medical; marijuana; kalx; soapbox derby; safe access
|ALEMANY FARMS with founder Jason Mark - sallyforth|
Urban farmer and environmental journalist Jason Mark talks about Alemany Farms in San Francisco and the organic movement.
Keywords: organic urban farming; environment; KALX; Method to the Madness; Jason Mark; food security; Lisa Kiefer
|Sacred Lands Toby Mc Leod - tyler|
Lisa Kiefer interviewsToby McLeod, director of the Sacred Lands Film Project, on KALX Method to the Madness, 2013.
Keywords: sacred lands; standing on sacred ground; Toby McLeod; Lisa Kiefer; KALX; Method to the Madness
|Meric Long on Soapbox Derby, March 10, 2011 - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Meric Long of The Dodos talks about the new album No Color.
Keywords: meric long; the dodos; kalx; soapbox derby; interview; indie rock; music; album; recording; tour; band
|20090611 Joel Beinin - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Professor Joel Beinin discusses Obama's recent trip to the Middle East, current regional politics and the Israel/Palestine conflict.
Keywords: soapbox derby; joel beinin; beinin; kalx; middle east; obama; israel; palestine; politics
|Occupy Berkeley on Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM (October 13, 2011) - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Liz and Bo Peter Laanen speak about recent developments concerning the Occupy Berkeley movement.
Keywords: occupy berkeley; occupy wall street; wall street; berkeley; kalx; occupy; bank of america; protest; movement
|OpenWatch: interview with founder Rich Jones - vanessa ing|
On Method to the Madness, Vanessa Ing interviews Rich Jones, founder and CEO of Open Watch, a global citizen news network and innovative online platform for transparent, collaborative journalism. The project is also a member of Matter, an incubator for media start-ups. In this program, Jones discusses the platform’s revolutionary documentary nature and his vision for a new form of journalism.
Keywords: KALX; Method to the Madness; Vanessa Ing; Rich Jones; OpenWatch; journalism; Matter; tech
|The Power Rank on Spectrum, November 18, 2011|
Ed Feng discusses sports analytics, the Cal/Stanford Big Game, and thepowerrank.com
Keywords: Bay Area; Big Game; sports analytics; football; spectrum; kalx; interview; berkeley; stanford
|Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM (November 15, 2012) - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Hosts Jesse Townley and Lars Skjerping discuss the past week's local Berkeley election results.
Keywords: berkeley; local; election; soapbox derby; kalx; radio show; california; politics; city
|20090625-AmyMall-HydraulicFracturing - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst at the Natural Resources Defense Council, discusses hydraulic fracturing and the effort to regulate the practice. Hydraulic fracturing, or âfracingâ, is a process in which water, mixed with sand and chemicals, is injected into a well to break up the underground formation and allow easier oil or natural gas recovery.
Keywords: amy mall; hydraulic fracturing; frac; fracing; soapbox derby; kalx; berkeley; environmental legislation
|20091105 Lance Knobel - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Lance Knobel, Founder of Berkeleyside.com, speaks about the hyperlocal news scene.
Keywords: soapbox derby; kalx; berkeley; california; lance; knobel; hyperlocal; news; journalism; local news; local; blogs; online news
|22OTTERS Bob Quinn - Tyler|
KALX public affairs radio show Method to the Madness host Lisa Kiefer interviews CEO and founder of 22OTTERS, Bob Quinn, on February 14, 2014.
Keywords: Bob Quinn; 22Otters; Method to the Madness; KALX; Lisa Kiefer; mobile healthcare app; colonoscopy; medical
|Iriwn Swirnoff on Soapbox Derby, January 20, 2011 - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
KUSF Music Director Irwin Swirnoff discusses the recent announcement by USF that the current KUSF will be moving to an online-only format and that the call letters 90.3 will be used by a Southern California non-commercial classical station.
Keywords: kusf; radio; san francisco; college radio; usf; usc; kdfc; kusc; entercom; kalx; soapbox derby; berkeley
|Phil Smith of the Secure World Foundation discusses Orbital Debris - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Phil Smith of the Secure World Foundation discusses Orbital Debris on the program Soapbox Derby. Soapbox Derby is a weekly half-hour program featuring in-depth discussions on topics ranging from city politics to international news with local political and cultural experts. The show is hosted by Jesse Townley, Lars Skjerping and Lee Cressey and is engineered by Marshall Stax. Soapbox Derby is produced at KALX-FM on the University of California at Berkeley campus and broadcast live on KALX Berkele...
Keywords: soapbox derby; kalx; berkeley; radio; california; space; orbital; debris; phil smith
|RDIO - tyler|
On KALX Method to the Madness, producer Lisa Kiefer interviews Chris Becherer, VP of Product for the online music streaming service RDIO.
Keywords: KALX; Method to the Madness; Lisa Kiefer; Chris Becherer; RDIO; streaming music service
|Ann Fagan Ginger discusses the erosion of civil liberties in the U.S. since 9/11. - SOAPBOX DERBY on KALX BERKELEY 90.7 FM|
SOAPBOX DERBY on KALX BERKELEY 90.7 FM Host: Lars Skjerping Original air date: August 25, 2005 -------- Ann Fagan Ginger, Executive Director of the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute and editor of the newly-released book Challenging U.S. Human Rights Violations Since 9/11. -------- The erosion of civil liberties, the mistruths of the current administration and what ordinary citizens can do about all this...
Keywords: soapbox; derby; kalx; berkeley; fagan ginger; human rights; civil liberties; meiklejohn
|Ava Roy Founding Artistic Director of the We Players - tyler|
KALX interview with Ava Roy, Founding Artistic Director of the We Players. We Players are staging an immersive theater piece of MACBETH at Fort Point under the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. This is a September 13th interview with Lisa Kiefer for the public affairs show Method to the Madness on KALX 90.7 FM.
Keywords: KALX; Method to the Madness; Lisa Kiefer; Ava Roy; We Players; Macbeth; Ft. Point; immersive theater
|David Gottfried Method to the Madness - Tyler|
Lisa Kiefer interviews father of the green building movement, David Gottfried, about the California drought and specific mitigation and adaptation techniques for California residents.
Keywords: drought; David Gottfried; green building movement; climate change; Lisa Kiefer; KALX; Method to the Madness; innovators
|The Kepler Story: interview with director Nina Wise - tyler|
Method to the Madness interview with performance artist Nina Wise, director of THE KEPLER STORY.
Keywords: KALX; Lisa Kiefer; Nina Wise; Method to the Madness; The Kepler Story; Motion Institute
|Lance Knobel on Soapbox Derby (January 17, 2013) - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Lance Knobel, Co-Founder of Berkeleyside, looks ahead to what's happening in Berkeley in 2013 and reports on the biggest stories of the past year.
Keywords: kalx; berkeley; radio; interview; berkeleyside; hyperlocal; local news; california; lance knobel
|Dogtown City Limits 1021 Sergio Leone Theatre (890513)|
"Dogtown City Limits", on college/community station KALX, broadcast on May 13, 1989- Sergio Leone died around this time, and as tribute, Dogtown played a "rare, lost old radio show" (dubbed into English from Italian radio) called "Sergio Leone Theatre" - it's an exercise in patience, and received many angered phone calls. "Dogtown City Limits" was a satirical college radio show broadcast on KALX Berkeley in the late 80s/early 90s...
Keywords: Dogtown City Limits; KALX; Sergio Leone; satire; comedy; spaghetti western; old radio
|Björkfors herrgård - Bildarkivet|
Bild från Björkfors herrgård i Kalix, troligen 1800-talet.
Keywords: historisk skogsexport från kalx älvdal; kalix avd k fotografier; björkfors; björkfors herrgård
|20050825 Ann Fagan Ginger - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Ann Fagan Ginger, founder and the executive director of the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute, discusses the book Challenging U.S. Human Rights Violation Since 9/11. (ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE: August 25, 2005)
Keywords: soapbox derby; kalx; ann fagan ginger; meiklejohn; civil liberties; human rights; berkeley
|James Fox Prison Yoga Project - tyler|
KALX interview with James Fox, Founder and Director of the Prison Yoga Project, June 7 on Method to the Madness
Keywords: prison yoga; KALX; Method to the Madness; Lisa Kiefer; James Fox; yoga for prisoners
|20070520 Richard Schwartz - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Berkeley writer and historian Richard Schwartz discusses his book "Earthquake Exodus, 1906" and the history and development of the city Berkeley around the turn of the century.
Keywords: soapbox derby; kalx; schwartz; berkeley; history; earthquake; 1906; san francisco; bay area; san andreas fault
|Soapbox Derby on KALX Berkeley 90.7 FM - Ward Sutton - 7/7/2005|
Artist Ward Sutton interviewed on Soapbox Derby, July 5, 2005. Topics include his growth as an artist and his recent book release "Sutton Impact: The Political Cartoons of Ward Sutton".
Keywords: soapbox derby; ward sutton; sutton; kalx; berkeley; radio; interview; politics; cartoon; illustration; berkeley
|Vivienne Ming, Ph.D. - knowledge|
Method to the Madness interview with Dr. Vivienne Ming, chief scientist at GILD in San Francisco
Keywords: big data; human resource management; gender transition; Method to the Madness; KALX; Lisa Kiefer
|Bjorkfors - Bildarkivet|
Bild från Björkfors sågverk i Kalix, 1800-talet.
Keywords: historisk skogsexport från kalx älvdal; kalix avd k fotografier; björkfors; björkfors sågverk; björkfors herrgård
|Jason Aramburu and the EDYN Smart Sensor Technology - Tyler|
7/4/14 KALX Method to the Madness interview with host Lisa Kiefer and EDYN CEO and Founder, Jason Aramburu. EDYN uses smart sensor technology to solve climate change issues like drought and soil nutrition.
Keywords: KALX; Lisa Kiefer; Jason Aramburu; EDYN; soil sensor technology; irrigation; drought; smart sensor technology; Yves Behar
|2009-0618 Stephen Zunes, Iran Election - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Dr. Stephen Zunes discusses the election Iran and what effect the protests might have on the future of the Islamic Republic. (Recorded and broadcast live on June 18, 2009)
Keywords: soapbox derby; kalx; stephen zunes; zunes; iran; election; protest; middle east; ahmadinejad; mousavi; khamenei
|Stephen Vladeck on Soapbox Derby (February 25, 2010) - Soapbox Derby on KALX-FM|
Prof. Stephen Vladeck discusses Free Speech, Peacemakers and the Supreme Court - What's at stake in Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project. On February 23, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, a constitutional challenge to laws that make it a crime to provide material support to designated terrorist groups, even when such "support" consists only of speech aimed at reducing violence...
Keywords: kalx; berkeley; vladeck; obama; terrorist; material support; terrorism; holder; holder vs humanitarian law; supreme court; interview; 2010
|Dogtown City Limits 2002 Meadowlark Lemon Birthday Salute (900425)|
"Dogtown City Limits" was a satirical college radio show broadcast on KALX Berkeley in the late 80s/early 90s. It was produced with no budget on recycled tape and was an attempt to ressurect the radio comedy of the likes of Bob & Ray/Stan Freberg and blend it with satirical shows like SCTV. In this episode, Uncle Rickets teaches kids about playing ball, Lemora meets the devil when Willy becomes obsessed with the Home Shopping Network, and Jerry Grahamcracker has a Twilight Zone-ish experience wh...
Keywords: comedy; satire; college radio; sketch; skit; humor; drama; Twilight Zone; satirical; old radio; radio program; spoof; Dogtown City Limits; KALX
|Dogtown City Limits 1001 Debut Show/Xmas Special (881224)|
The premiere episode of "Dogtown City Limits", on college/community station KALX, broadcast on Dec. 24, 1988 - begins with a rant about the state of commercial radio and the desire to "Save Radio!", introduces characters like Mel Sarcasm and Jerry Grahamcracker, and an interview with one of Santa's elves, and the first-ever "Leonard Nimoy Theater". "Dogtown City Limits" was a satirical college radio show in the late 80s/early 90s...
Keywords: Dogtown City Limits; KALX; satire; Stan Freberg; Bob and Ray; SCTV; old radio; college radio; community radio
|Dogtown City Limits 1005 Wille Dunne's Afterschool Special (890121)|
"Dogtown City Limits" was a satirical college radio show broadcast on KALX Berkeley in the late 80s/early 90s. It was produced with no budget on recycled tape and was an attempt to ressurect the radio comedy of the likes of Bob & Ray/Stan Freberg and blend it with satirical shows like SCTV. This episode, Mel Sarcasm does his own version of "Bay Area Byways", a new superhero called Captain Photon visits, and Will Dunne's Afterschool Special gives a lesson on teenage love.
Keywords: comedy; satire; college radio; sketch; skit; humor; drama; satirical; old radio; radio program; spoof; Dogtown City Limits; KALX; Afterschool Special
|Soapbox Derby: Bo Laanan of Occupy Berkeley (January 5, 2012) - Soapbox Derby KALX-FM|
Bo Laanan of the Occupy Berkeley movement joined us on Soap Box Derby to discuss the eviction of campers at Civic Center Park on December 22, 2011, as well as the future of the movement in the coming year. Events: Friday, January 20th, 2012 Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco http://www.occupywallstwest.org Links: http://www.occupyberkeley.org facebook.com/occupyberkeley Soapbox Derby is Produced by: Jesse Townley, Lars Skjerping, Marshall Stax, Loretta Gaines Host & Engineer: Lee Cressey http://...
Keywords: soap; box; derby; soapbox; kalx; berkeley; information; radio; occupy; berkeley; bo; laanan; lee; cressey; oakland; civic; center